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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5072 (COMM) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOTIVE GLASS WORK'
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H.B. No. 5198 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCENRING NO-WAKE ZONES', to reduce land erosion that results from wakes created by irresponsibly operated vessels and to protect responsible operators of marine vessels.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5286 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDEMPTION OF BOTTLES AT BOTTLE REDEMPTION CENTERS', to require that bottle redemption centers at stores accept bottles from all brands rather than only accept bottles from those brands sold in such store.
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H.B. No. 5308 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN APPLICATIONS FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PETROLEUM CLEAN-UP PROGRAM', to allow for the filing of certain applications for reimbursement from the underground storage tank petroleum clean-up program.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5309 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FINE FOR VIOLATING A QUARANTINE OR REGULATION OF THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION', to update the minimum and maximum amount of the fine that person is subject to for violating a quarantine or regulation of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5310 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF CONTROL FOR THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION', to recognize that the scope of work that can be accomplished by the Agricultural Experiment Station may need to be scaled down due to the availability of budgeted appropriations for the agency.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5311 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION TO ENTER INTO COMPLIANCE AGREEMENTS TO STOP THE SPREAD OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER'
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5333 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE BIENNIAL LICENSING OF DOGS', to provide for the biennial licensing of dogs in order to have such licensing better coincide with rabies vaccination requirements and to save municipalities administrative costs in annually having to mail registration reminders to dog owners.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5757 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT INCREASING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to expand eligibility for the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly.
REF. AGING

H.B. No. 5758 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUMS', to provide a personal income tax deduction for long-term care insurance premiums.
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H.B. No. 5759 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES CONCERNING THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGING', to make technical corrections to various statutes that refer to the Aging Committee as a select committee.
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H.B. No. 5760 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE', to increase the personal needs allowance to seventy-two dollars and seventy-five cents.
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H.B. No. 5761 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO POTENTIAL AND EXISTING NURSING HOME OWNERS', to put nursing home licensees and owners on notice that they may be held criminally liable for abuse or neglect perpetrated by nursing home employees against residents.
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H.B. No. 5762 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF FUNDING AND SUPPORT FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED CARE FOR THE ELDERLY AND ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS'
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H.B. No. 5763 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING GRIEVANCE COMMITTEES IN NURSING HOME FACILITIES', to require nursing home facilities to have grievance committees consisting of, among others, one resident of the facility.
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H.B. No. 5764 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT INCREASING TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE BENEFITS FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT CARETAKER RELATIVES', to provide equal benefits to grandparents and caretaker relatives who are raising children regardless of whether the child is committed to the Department of Children and Families.
REF. AGING

H.B. No. 5765 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM'
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H.B. No. 5766 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME COMPLIANCE WITH COMFORTABLE AND SAFE TEMPERATURE STANDARDS', to ensure temperatures at chronic and convalescent nursing homes and rest homes with nursing supervision are kept at comfortable and safe levels for residents.
REF. AGING

H.B. No. 5767 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SYNCHRONIZING PRESCRIPTION REFILLS', to require individual insurance policies to cover refills of prescription drugs made in accordance with a plan to synchronize refilling multiple prescriptions for certain insured persons.
REF. AGING

Proposed H.B. No. 5768 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE SMALL HOUSE NURSING HOMES PILOT PROGRAM', to expand the small house nursing homes pilot program.
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Proposed H.B. No. 5769 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT FUND AND THE STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND', to prevent transferring funds from the Teachers' Retirement Fund to the State Employees Retirement Fund. .
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Proposed H.B. No. 5770 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE FUNDING FOR TWEED-NEW HAVEN AIRPORT', to provide state funding to support the growth and development of Tweed-New Haven Airport.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5771 REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST.; REP. MOUKAWSHER, 40th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE GRANT IN LIEU OF TAXES FOR THE NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE NEW LONDON', that the city of New London receive a state grant in lieu of taxes as reimbursement for the loss of property tax on such property.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5772 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MORATORIUM ON UNFUNDED STATE MANDATES', to impose a two-year moratorium on unfunded state mandates on municipalities.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5773 REP. CUEVAS, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIVERA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION', to sustain critical programs for youth that are scheduled to lose funding at the end of a five-year grant cycle.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5774 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR CORPORATE SUPPORT OF SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAMS', to encourage businesses to provide financial resources or classroom space for Summer Bridge Programs.
REF. CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 5775 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT MANDATING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM', to mandate, rather than allow, that the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development establish the Learn Here, Live Here program, which helps students save toward a down payment on their first home in Connecticut by segregating a portion of their state income tax payments for up to ten years after they graduate.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5776 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM', to expand the Learn Here, Live Here program by increasing the amount that may be paid into the program and allowing funds from that program to be applied to the payment of student loans or the formation of a new business, in addition to the purchase of a first home.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5777 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING JOB IMPACT STATEMENTS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION', to require a job impact statement on all proposed legislation.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5778 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF TAX CREDITS', to ensure that businesses use tax credits for economic expansion in Connecticut.
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Proposed H.B. No. 5779 REP. MIKUTEL, 45th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A RECREATIONAL COMPLEX IN THE TOWN OF VOLUNTOWN', to provide funds to cover the costs of development for a recreational complex in Voluntown.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5780 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TAX CREDITS FOR MANUFACTURING INTERNSHIPS', to establish a tax credit to encourage manufacturers to offer internships to high school students.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5781 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FIRST FIVE PLUS PROGRAM', to require that any company receiving funding under the first five plus program, under which the Department of Economic and Community Development may provide substantial financial assistance to up to fifteen eligible business development projects, maintain for at least twelve months the new jobs it promised to create as a result of a development project.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5782 REP. ARCE, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE INSTITUTE FOR THE HISPANIC FAMILY', to strengthen families in Hartford and improve the neighborhood with a renovation project that will create jobs.
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Proposed H.B. No. 5783 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A YOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER IN NEW HAVEN', to provide funding to New Haven for a youth community center.
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Proposed H.B. No. 5784 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE NORTH BRANCH LIBRARY IN THE CITY OF BRIDGEPORT', to provide funding to install lights in the parking lot at the North Branch Library in Bridgeport.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5785 REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A DATABASE CONTAINING SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGETARY INFORMATION', to require the Department of Education to create a database with budgetary information submitted by school districts, including district spending, that will be accessible to the public.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5786 REP. MOLGANO, 144th DIST.; REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DETERMINE WHICH CONDUCT WARRANTS AN IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION', to provide municipalities with more control over their educational policies by allowing them to determine which offenses warrant in-school suspensions.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5787 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE NOTIFICATION OF THE EXPIRATION OF AN EDUCATOR'S PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION', to require the Department of Education to provide notification to all persons that their professional certification will expire in eighteen months.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5788 REP. TONG, 147th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EQUIPMENT FOR CABLE TELEVISION CUSTOMERS', to save cable television customers money by providing such customers with the option to purchase rather than rent cable boxes from cable television companies.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5789 REP. TONG, 147th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING AUTOMATIC REFUNDS FOR INTERRUPTED CABLE, TELEPHONE OR INTERNET SERVICE', to provide automatic refunds to customers who lose cable, phone or Internet service.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5790 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY ACCESS PROVIDERS', to fairly allocate resources to community access providers, and to broaden the use of the Public Educational and Governmental Programming and Education Technology Investment Account (PEGPETIA) grant program to encourage more local programming for local cable access television stations.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5791 REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. FAWCETT, 133rd DIST.; REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING LOCAL ADVISORY COUNCILS FOR VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDERS', to establish local advisory councils for holders of a certificate of video franchise authority by expanding current law that only addresses local advisory councils for holders of a certificate of public convenience and necessity or a certificate of cable franchise authority.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5792 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITIES', to hold regional water authorities financially responsible for negligent maintenance of equipment and to hold customers financially harmless.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5793 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF BUILDINGS', to provide information about the energy efficiency of a building to a potential home buyer or renter, and to provide information to a building owner about opportunities to improve energy efficiency.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5794 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WATER CONSERVATION', to encourage water conservation and long range planning for efficiency use of water resources.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5795 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CORPORATE SECURITY DEPOSITS FOR UTILITY SERVICE', to require municipal utilities to return corporate security deposits in a timely manner.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5796 REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GAS COMPANY DEPOSITS', to alleviate some of the hurdles facing small business owners opening new facilities by amending current law that allows for a gas company to collect from any customer or prospective customer a deposit not in excess of an amount equal to such company's charges for one and one-half months.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5797 REP. MIKUTEL, 45th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TERMINATION OF UTILITY SERVICE BY A MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY FOR NONPAYMENT IN A LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION', to clarify what situations qualify as life-threatening for a customer of a municipal electric utility.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5798 REP. WIDLITZ, 98th DIST.; SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST.; SEN. FONFARA, 1st DIST.; REP. REED, 102nd DIST.; REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST.; REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. COOK, 65th DIST.; REP. MILLER, 36th DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST.; REP. BARAM, 15th DIST.; REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; REP. GENGA, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MATTRESS STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM', to provide for environmental benefits, municipal cost savings and the creation of jobs in the state through a program that addresses discarded mattresses.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5799 REP. ROSE, 118th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PET BOARDING FACILITIES AND KENNELS TO DISPLAY THEIR LICENSE NUMBER ON ALL FORMS OF ADVERTISING', to enable consumers to know if a pet boarding facility or kennel is licensed and research any licensure issues that may exist for such facility or kennel.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5800 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST.; REP. FRITZ, 90th DIST.; REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. SANTIAGO, 84th DIST.; REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST.; REP. ALTOBELLO, 82nd DIST.; REP. ZONI, 81st DIST.; REP. CARTER, 2nd DIST.; REP. GIEGLER, 138th DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; REP. ARCONTI, 109th DIST.; SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RATE OF REIMBURSEMENT TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR PHOSPHOROUS REMOVAL AT SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS', to assist municipalities in removing a locally significant pollutant that is a specific sewage treatment problem for certain towns in south central Connecticut and the greater Danbury area.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5801 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BRIDGEPORT WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY TO LEVY FEES ON STORM WATER MATERIALS', to address the problem of storm water in Bridgeport which combines with sewage and results in the overflow of the system into Long Island Sound.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5802 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN RECORD-KEEPING BY ANIMAL SHELTERS', to require animal shelters to record and report certain information concerning the animals in such shelters.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5803 REP. MIKUTEL, 45th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND REQUIRING THE STATE PURCHASE OF LANDS FOR USE BY ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES', to establish an All-Terrain Vehicle Division within the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5804 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGULATION OF RUNNING BAMBOO', to prevent running bamboo from invading neighboring properties.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5805 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION OF PERSONS WHO SERVE AS HUNTING OR FISHING GUIDES', to require the registration of persons who serve as hunting and fishing guides.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5806 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE FINE FOR THE LITTERING OF CIGARETTE FILTERS', to discourage the littering of cigarette filters.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5807 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO REPORT ON THE EVALUATION OF STATE PROPERTY FOR USE BY ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES', to provide a date by which the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection shall report on the evaluation of state property for use by all-terrain vehicles.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5808 REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PORTABILITY OF LICENSES TO SELL FOODS AT FARMERS' MARKETS IN THE STATE', to encourage and enable vendors to participate in multiple farmers markets.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5809 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LOW-INTEREST LOAN PROGRAM FOR THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PRIVATE SEPTIC SYSTEMS', to assist with the repair and replacement of private septic systems.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5810 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE APPLICABILITY OF SLOW, NO-WAKE ZONES IN THE HARTFORD AREA OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER', to create consistency between the laws and regulations that exist for vessels that travel on lakes in this state and vessels that travel on certain portions of the Connecticut River.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5811 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF VESSELS WITH ELECTRIC MOTORS ON INLAND WATERS OF THE STATE', to allow persons to operate vessels with electric motors on the inland waters of the sate without having to obtain a boater's safety certificate.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5812 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING USER FEES FOR WEDDINGS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND PAVILION RENTALS AT STATE PARKS', to increase user fees for weddings, special events and pavilion rentals at state parks.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5813 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING CERTAIN HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE FEES FOR YOUTHS', to reduce certain hunting and fishing license fees for youths and to correct an anomaly in a combination license fee.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5814 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING AND AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN CONSTABLES APPOINTED FOR FISH AND GAME PROTECTION', to allow certain constables to carry firearms in the course of their duties pursuant to section 7-249d of the general statutes.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5815 REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION', to encourage cottage food production in order to provide community choice, variety and local economic benefits.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5816 REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. RILEY, 46th DIST.; REP. SEAR, 47th DIST.; SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EARLIER START TO THE TROUT FISHING SEASON', to make the state more competitive with surrounding states for sport fishermen.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5817 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONCESSIONS PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to provide the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection with greater flexibility in providing its concessions.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5818 REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF OUTDOOR WOOD-BURNING FURNACES', to protect the environment by regulating the use of outdoor wood-burning furnaces.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5819 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES TO ISSUE BONDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT', to provide towns with a way to fund stormwater management.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5820 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING MAY AS THE OFFICIAL AWARENESS MONTH FOR MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY', to recognize and bring awareness to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5821 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING FREE FISHING LICENSES FOR VETERANS', to allow fishing license fees to be waived for veterans.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5822 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BOW AND ARROW HUNTING ON SUNDAYS', to allow hunting by bow and arrow on Sundays.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5823 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF AN AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION EASEMENT ON LANDS THAT COMPRISE THE SOUTHBURY TRAINING SCHOOL', to permanently preserve valuable farmland while enabling the state to retain ownership of such land.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5824 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NAVIGATION, COASTAL ACCESS AND CLEAN MARINAS', to direct existing funding to dredging projects that improve navigation and public access while encouraging clean marina practices.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5825 REP. SHABAN, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECIPROCAL LICENSES FOR LICENSED ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS', to expand the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's ability to license and regulate Licensed Environmental Professionals.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5826 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING A LIMITED BEAR HUNTING SEASON', to allow a limited bear hunting season.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5827 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT RESTRICTING THE USE OF LEGHOLD TRAPS', to restrict the use of certain leghold traps.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5828 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN REVISIONS TO CONNECTICUT'S ANIMAL IMPORTATION STATUTE', to make certain amendments to Connecticut's animal importation statute in order to protect public health and animal welfare while reducing unnecessary financial burdens on animal rescuers.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5829 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CONNECTICUT-GROWN AND INSPECTED POULTRY TO RESELLERS AND WHOLESALERS', to promote Connecticut farming by expanding the ability to sell poultry.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5830 REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN "ADOPT-A PARK" PROGRAM', to encourage community involvement in the upkeep of local parks.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5831 REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT RESTRICTING THE USE OF METHOPRENE AND RESMETHRIN', to diminish the harmful effects of certain pesticides on the lobster population in Long Island Sound.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5832 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO CONNECTICUT'S EXOTIC PETS STATUTE', to make certain changes to the state's exotic pets law.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5833 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ALTERNATIVE FINANCING AND STAFFING FOR STATE PARKS', to protect affordable outdoor recreation by considering alternative financing and staffing for state parks.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5834 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST.; REP. RILEY, 46th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; REP. GROGINS, 129th DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE EUTHANIZATION OF ANY CAT OR DOG TO BE PERFORMED BY A LICENSED VETERINARIAN', that the general statutes be amended to generally provide that when a cat or dog is euthanized that such euthanization be performed by a licensed veterinarian.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5835 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING NONMEMBER TOWNS TO HAVE REPRESENTATION ON THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COMMISSION', to provide for nonmember representation on the Metropolitan District Commission.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5836 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR THE VACCINATION, STERILIZATION AND HEART WORM TESTING OF DOGS AND CATS OWNED BY LOW INCOME PERSONS OR ADOPTED FROM MUNICIPAL OR REGIONAL SHELTERS', to provide increased funding for the sterilization, vaccination and heart worm testing of certain cats and dogs.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5837 REP. MINER, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF METHOPRENE AND RESMETHRIN UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES', to prevent methoprene and resmethrin from being introduced into the waters of Long Island Sound.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5838 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN CONFINEMENT OF CALVES RAISED FOR VEAL AND SOWS DURING GESTATION', to prohibit certain confinement of cows raised for veal and sows during gestation.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5839 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTY FOR DOG FIGHTING', to discourage dog fighting.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5840 REP. VICINO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT BANNING SMOKING ON BEACHES', to ban smoking on all beaches.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5841 REP. SAWYER, 55th DIST.; REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST.; REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST.; REP. DIMINICO, 13th DIST.; REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST.; REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOWER AND MIDDLE BOLTON LAKES', to assist the towns of Bolton and Vernon with expertise in clearing the Bolton lakes of toxic algae and other invasive weeds and to evaluate and alter the inter-lake drainage system if necessary.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5842 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE QUOTA ON COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSES', to allow for a greater number of operators within the commercial fishing quotas.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5843 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING RIDING STABLE TRAINERS TO HAVE CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING', to improve accident responses by riding stable trainers at equestrian facilities.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5844 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OVERNIGHT TETHERING OF DOGS OUTSIDE UNDER CERTAIN WEATHER CONDITIONS', to prescribe the conditions under which the overnight tethering of a dog may occur if certain weather conditions exist.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5845 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BIPARTISAN AGRICULTURAL ENERGY TASK FORCE', to explore possible economic opportunities for Connecticut farmers.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5846 REP. WALKO, 150th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE HARBOR MASTER PROGRAM', to enhance local control of harbor masters and to align the harbor master function with the appropriate state agency.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5847 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING SUNDAY HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS AND ON CERTAIN TREE FARMS', to enhance wildlife management and reforestation efforts.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5848 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REDUCTION IN THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX FOR CERTAIN DONATIONS', to reduce the business entity tax to one hundred seventy-five dollars in certain circumstances in order to recognize the contributions made by our businesses to their communities and to foster further giving.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5849 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5850 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME', to exempt Social Security income from the state income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5851 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT', to restore the property tax credit to its former value.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5852 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FINANCING OF THE NEW HAVEN MEDICAL DISTRICT', to provide additional options for financing the growth of the medical district.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5853 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CORPORATION BUSINESS TAX TRANSPARENCY', to provide information on what taxes are paid by publicly-traded corporations doing business in Connecticut.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5854 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY', to eliminate income taxes on Social Security and pension income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5855 REP. FLEXER, 44th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANDATORY COMBINED REPORTING FOR THE CORPORATION BUSINESS TAX', to require combined reporting for the corporation business tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5856 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE JOB EXPANSION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM', to make the employers more likely to utilize the program and increase employment for the unemployed.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5857 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN OPTIONAL DONATION TO MEALS ON WHEELS MADE THROUGH THE INCOME TAX FORM', to provide funds for a program serving a vulnerable population in a time of increased need.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5858 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX ON CERTAIN BEVERAGES AND FOODS', to encourage healthy eating, improve health outcomes and enhance funding to local health and nutrition programs.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5859 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to repeal the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5860 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RENEWAL OF TEMPORARY NOTES BY THE TOWN OF SEYMOUR', to grant the town of Seymour relief by allowing it to renew temporary notes for a one-year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5861 REP. LARSON, 11th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FIVE PER CENT PREFERENCE FOR STATE BIDDERS IN THE AWARD OF STATE CONTRACTS', to provide a slight preference for in-state bidders in the award of state contracts.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5862 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR SCHOOL SECURITY UPGRADES', to provide revenue-neutral funding for school security upgrades.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5863 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCOME TAX TREATMENT OF PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME', to exempt certain retiree benefits from income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5864 REP. MOUKAWSHER, 40th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR TAX EXPENDITURES', to provide a report on tax expenditures made through use of tax credits and tax credit refunds for businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5865 REP. ALBERTS, 50th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF SALES AND USE TAXES ON PERSONAL AIRCRAFT', to clarify the imposition of sales and use taxes on personal aircraft hangered outside of the state.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5866 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING OF THE STATE GRANTS IN LIEU OF PROPERTY TAX', to compensate host municipalities for tax loss from state, college and hospital property.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5867 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING AN ESCROW ACCOUNT FOR CERTAIN SALES TAX REMITTERS', to reduce the delinquency rates for the payment of sales tax returns.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5868 REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST.; REP. BECKER, 19th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST.; SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GRANTS IN LIEU OF TAXES MADE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER', to provide higher grants in lieu of property taxes for The University of Connecticut Health Center.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5869 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALES TAX ON CONSIGNMENT FEES', to exempt the marketing fee collected by consignment shops from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5870 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROPERTY TAX CIRCUIT BREAKER PROGRAM', to change the property tax circuit breaker program from a program for seniors to a program based on income eligibility.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5871 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GASOLINE TAXES', to combine the two taxes reflected in gasoline prices.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5872 REP. JANOWSKI, 56th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATES, EXEMPTIONS AND CREDITS', to adjust the personal income tax rates, exemptions and credits to eliminate a disproportionate tax liability being placed upon single filers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5873 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCREASED SALES TAX ON FOOD AND BEVERAGES SOLD AT RESTAURANTS', to establish a luxury tax on dining out to provide revenue diversification for municipalities.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5874 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE THROWBACK RULE', to ensure taxable corporate income is actually taxed through the throwback rule.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5875 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ALLOCATION OF A PORTION OF THE SALES TAX TO MUNICIPALITIES', to provide resources to towns that are regional destination points.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5876 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROCESS TO CANCEL CERTAIN OUTSTANDING BOND ALLOCATIONS', to reduce the state's debt obligation and ensure that future capital projects are authorized only for essential purposes.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5877 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXAMINATION OF STATE TAXATION OF GASOLINE', to increase revenue in Connecticut by encouraging motorists to purchase gas in state rather than out of state.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5878 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE TAX ON CIGARETTES', to match the tax on cigarettes in New York, improve public health, reduce smoking rates and help cover the costs of treating smoking-related illness.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5879 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TAX EXPENDITURES FOR CORPORATIONS', to reduce spending on corporate tax credits and exemptions, establish annual caps on business tax credits and create a statutory mechanism to have results-based analysis of the tax treatment of corporations.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5880 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALES TAX ON COSMETIC MEDICAL PROCEDURES', to repeal the sales tax on cosmetic medical procedures.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5881 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A THROWBACK RULE FOR MULTISTATE CORPORATIONS', to achieve appropriate taxation of income from multistate corporations.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5882 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTATE TAX', to repeal the 2009 estate tax cuts and restore prior levels.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5883 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANDATORY COMBINED REPORTING', to require combined reporting of corporate income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5884 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCOME TAX RATES ON INCOMES OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS', to increase taxes on incomes over one million dollars to create fairness and equity in Connecticut's tax code.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5885 REP. WILLIAMS, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING COSMETIC GRADE MINERAL OIL FROM THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS GROSS EARNINGS TAX', to exempt cosmetic grade mineral oil from the gross earnings tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5886 REP. VICINO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF GENERIC CIGARETTES', to ensure that generic cigarettes are being taxed as cigarettes and not as small cigars.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5887 REP. CARTER, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MOTOR VEHICLE ASSESSMENT DATE', to take into account the change in car value when paying property taxes.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5888 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN AUDIT OF BUSINESSES RECEIVING TAX CREDITS', to ensure that state moneys are being appropriately used for economic expansion.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5889 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF VICTIMS OF CAPITAL FELONY OR THE CLASS A FELONY OF MURDER WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES', to provide a state income tax credit to any immediate family member of a victim of a capital felony or the class A felony of murder with special circumstances.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5890 REP. CUEVAS, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE 12-14 TRAGEDY', to promote compassion and empathy for those most affected by the events which took place on December 14, 2012 at the Sandy Hook School in Newtown.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5891 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CENTRALIZED VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM', to modernize the state's Centralized Voter Registration System.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5892 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENTATION OF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION BEFORE THE CLOSURE OF THE POLLS', to safeguard the integrity of the state's voting process.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5893 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS WHEN A VOTER DOES NOT PRODUCE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION', to safeguard the integrity of the state's voting process.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5894 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF HOUSING AND ON AGING', to delay the establishment of the Departments of Housing and on Aging in order to foster government accountability and efficiency.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5895 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MUNICIPAL FIRST RESPONDERS', to provide additional resources to first responders who have depleted their sick leave time.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5896 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCIES WITH REGULATORY AUTHORITY OVER BUSINESSES', to create a more business-friendly government and to further encourage government accountability.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5897 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS UNDER THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM', to eliminate cost of living increases to grant amounts under the Citizens' Election Program.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5898 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST.; SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON ENHANCING AGENCY OUTCOMES', to implement any recommendations of the Commission on Enhancing Agency Outcomes that have not yet been implemented legislatively.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5899 REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NONPARTISAN BOARDS OF EDUCATION', to provide municipalities the option of establishing nonpartisan boards of education.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5900 REP. MORIN, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING MORE TRANSPARENCY IN EDUCATION', to require more transparency in education.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5901 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING A PERCENTAGE DECREASE IN THE VALUE OF STATE CONTRACTS', to attain state savings in contracts with vendors when there is a deficit.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5902 REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PREREGISTRATION OF SIXTEEN AND SEVENTEEN YEAR OLDS', to encourage civic education and maximize voter participation.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5903 REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST.; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; REP. MCGEE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESOLUTION OF A TIE VOTE BETWEEN CANDIDATES IN A PRIMARY FOR STATE OR DISTRICT OFFICE', to provide that any tie vote in a primary for a state or district office or a municipal office for a general assembly seat be resolved by an adjourned primary in which only the top vote recipients who are tied appear on the ballot.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5904 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MUNICIPAL FIRST RESPONDERS', to provide additional resources to first responders who have depleted their sick leave time.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5905 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REFUSE REMOVAL CONTACT RENEWALS', to protect consumers by requiring refuse removal companies to provide them with written contract renewal notices.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5906 REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND USE OF THE CONNECTICUT PRESCRIPTION MONITORING AND REPORTING SYSTEM', to ensure health care providers are fully aware of patients' history of controlled drug use prior to prescribing controlled substances.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5907 REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING DIESEL FUEL CETANE RATINGS AND ON-ROAD DIESEL FUEL BIODIESEL BLENDS', to require disclosure of diesel cetane ratings and to require a biodiesel blend for on-road diesel fuel.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5908 REP. JUTILA, 37th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING SAFETY AND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS FOR THE SPRAY FOAM INSULATION INDUSTRY', to protect the health and safety of spray foam insulation installers and their customers.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5909 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POLITICAL "ROBO" CALLS', to ban political "robo" calls to persons who have asked not to receive such calls.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5910 REP. WALKO, 150th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING GASOLINE ZONE PRICING', to ban the wholesale pricing of gasoline based on a service station's geographic location. .
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5911 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHING OF GIFTED AND TALENTED CHILDREN', to encourage students in teacher preparation programs to become specialized in the teaching of gifted and talented children.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5912 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REQUIREMENT THAT PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES PROVIDE PROOF OF IMMUNIZATIONS TO ENROLL AT A REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE', to eliminate the requirement that students who graduate from a public high school in this state and seek to enroll as a full-time student or matriculate at a regional community-technical college provide proof of immunizations.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5913 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REEMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED FACULTY BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION', to save state funds by clarifying certain faculty employed by the Board of Regents for Higher Education as independent contractors.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5914 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM AT THE REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES', to establish a job training and assessment program that aligns the state's intellectual capital with the needs of the business community.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5915 REP. FOX, 148th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING INCENTIVES FOR GRADUATES OF CONNECTICUT COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLS', to provide tax credits to recent graduates who remain in the state, and to businesses that hire or retain recent graduates of Connecticut colleges, universities or technical high schools.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5916 REP. AYALA, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LANDLORD ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND UPKEEP OF PROPERTY', to hold a landlord more accountable for ensuring that his or her property is in compliance with applicable municipal ordinances and the public health code.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5917 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DELAYS IN MEDICAID APPLICATION PROCESSING', to ensure that eligible recipients and providers are not denied Medicaid coverage due to delays caused by the Department of Social Services in processing applications.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5918 REP. MOLGANO, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE DUTY NURSING FOR SEVERELY DISABLED CHILDREN', to provide coverage for private duty nursing for severely disabled children in the HUSKY, Part B program.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5919 REP. WOOD, 141st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to allow presumptive eligibility for the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly for individuals who meet income and asset criteria and whose medical needs exceed a skilled nursing home level of care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5920 REP. SAYERS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME RATES', to modernize the rate setting system for residential care homes.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5921 REP. CARTER, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSITIONAL CARE FOR MEDICAID PATIENTS', to reduce the cost of care for Medicaid patients whose needs do not require a skilled nursing facility but exceed the level of care provided in a hospital.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5922 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR ENERGY ASSISTANCE', to prevent fraud and misuse of the Connecticut energy assistance program.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5923 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF FRAUD IN STATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS', to prevent fraud in social services programs.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5924 REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE-FUNDED CHILD CARE', to stabilize the state-funded child care system and ensure that needy parents can gain access to quality child care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 5925 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF UNDERWRITING GUIDELINES', to specify that underwriting rules and regulations used by an insurance company for automobile and homeowners insurance policies are considered trade secrets.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

H.B. No. 5926 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONAL RISK INSURANCE RATE FILINGS', to extend the sunset date for personal risk insurance filings and change the overall state-wide rate increase or decrease from six per cent to three per cent in the aggregate for all coverages that are subject to the filing.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5927 REP. BOUKUS, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRIOR CLAIMS EXPERIENCE FOR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICIES', to prohibit an insurance company from declining or nonrenewing a homeowners insurance policy based on, or adding a surcharge for, any claim filed on the covered property while such property was under the ownership of someone under than the current insured unless the risk from which such claim originated has not been mitigated.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5928 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF NONPAYMENT OF PREMIUM FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICIES', to specify, for long-term care insurance policies, the time period for and notification to be provided to insureds prior to the cancellation of such policies for nonpayment of premium.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5929 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PART-TIME WORKERS', to require employers to provide health insurance coverage for part-time workers.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5930 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATES', to reduce the premium rates for private passenger motor vehicle insurance policies for individuals garaging their motor vehicles in urban areas.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5931 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING MENTAL HEALTH PARITY', to require parity in mental health coverage in line with coverage for medical, surgical or other physical health conditions.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5932 REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; SEN. CRISCO, 17th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS', to retain health insurance coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders as currently defined.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5933 REP. TONG, 147th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COSTS INCURRED BY STATE RESIDENTS WHEN RESPONDING TO OUT-OF-STATE DISCOVERY REQUESTS', to limit the costs incurred by state residents when complying with discovery requests for out-of-state court actions.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5934 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FEASIBILITY OF OUTFITTING FIREARMS WITH BIOMETRIC READING DEVICES', to determine whether the use of biometric reading devices on firearms is a feasible method of controlling gun violence.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5935 REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE AND STORAGE OF FIREARMS', to reduce gun violence and gun deaths in the state.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5936 REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 38th DIST.; SEN. STILLMAN, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE RELATING TO A PARTY'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE STATE'S SEATBELT LAW IN CIVIL ACTIONS', to allow evidence relating to a party's failure to comply with the state's seatbelt law to be introduced into evidence for purposes of mitigating damages in a civil action provided the party introducing such evidence has pleaded such noncompliance as an affirmative defense.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5937 REP. LABRIOLA, 131st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL FIREARM SALES AT GUN SHOWS', to close the gun show loophole by requiring universal background checks for all firearm sales at gun shows.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5938 REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECURE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM', to enact a state response to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Secure Communities program.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5939 REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLAINTS PENDING IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AGAINST PHYSICIANS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS', to provide more transparency concerning complaints filed against physicians and other health care providers.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5940 REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE FEES', to enact the recommendations of the Probate Court Administrator with respect to probate court fees.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5941 REP. SAYERS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS WITH LICENSED PHYSICIANS AND PODIATRISTS AS ITS SHAREHOLDERS', to permit the establishment of a professional corporation that has licensed physicians and podiatrists as its shareholders.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5942 REP. FRITZ, 90th DIST.; REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST.; REP. ZUPKUS, 89th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND A MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS LOCATED', to permit a municipality in which a state-operated correctional facility is located to seek and obtain an amendment to any contract that is in effect between the municipality and a state agency related to the correctional facility.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5943 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE VOTES REQUIRED TO APPROVE BUDGETS AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS BY COMMON INTEREST OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES', to require that common interest ownership communities count only votes actually cast for approval of budgets and special assessments.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5944 REP. SHABAN, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AWARD OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN LAND USE APPEALS', to allow an appellee to recover reasonable costs and attorney's fees when the appellee successfully defends against a land use appeal brought to the Superior Court.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5945 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PLACEMENT OF LONG-TERM INMATES IN OUT-OF-STATE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS', to provide that inmates with long sentences serve their sentences in out-of-state correctional institutions whenever possible.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5946 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION', to increase the penalty for criminal impersonation from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony when the victim is at least sixty years of age.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5947 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES INCURRED ON STATE PROPERTY FOR WHICH THE STATE IS AT FAULT', to require the state bear responsibility for all costs incurred by an insured motorist who suffers loss or damage, including the cost of increased insurance premiums, when the loss or damage occurred on state property and the state is at fault for the loss or damage.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5948 REP. BARAM, 15th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ARBITRATION OF CERTAIN ISSUES ARISING FROM DOMESTIC RELATIONS MATTERS', to allow parties to a domestic relations matter to submit certain issues to arbitration.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5949 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POSSESSION OF CERTAIN AMMUNITION FEEDING DEVICES', to prohibit individuals from possessing certain ammunition feeding devices that accept more than ten rounds.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5950 REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE INCIDENCE OF GUN VIOLENCE', to reduce gun violence and limit the availability of especially dangerous firearms.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5951 REP. GROGINS, 129th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION THROUGH THE INTERNET', to prohibit the sale of firearms and ammunition through the Internet.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5952 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM OR ELECTRONIC DEFENSE WEAPON', to increase the penalty for criminal possession of a firearm or electronic defense weapon.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5953 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF AN ASSAULT WEAPON', to increase the penalty for illegal possession of an assault weapon from a class D felony to a class C felony.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5954 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF SEMIAUTOMATIC FIREARMS WITH FIXED MAGAZINE CAPACITIES OF OVER TEN ROUNDS', to prohibit the possession of a semiautomatic firearm with a fixed magazine with a capacity of over ten rounds.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5955 REP. GROGINS, 129th DIST.; REP. FAWCETT, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE AND MANUFACTURE OF CERTAIN FIREARM MAGAZINES', to prohibit the sale or manufacture of firearm magazines with a capacity of ten rounds or greater except for military or police purposes.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5956 REP. GROGINS, 129th DIST.; REP. FAWCETT, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RENEWAL OF PISTOL AND REVOLVER PERMITS', to require renewal of pistol and revolver permits every two years.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5957 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE NUMBER OF PISTOLS OR REVOLVERS AN INDIVIDUAL MAY PURCHASE IN ANY THIRTY-DAY PERIOD', to reduce gun trafficking by limiting the number of pistols or revolvers an individual may purchase in any thirty-day period.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5958 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTARIES PUBLIC ENGAGED IN THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW', to provide the public with greater protections against notaries public who are engaged in the unauthorized practice of law.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5959 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BLACKLISTING', to discourage blacklisting and the publication of names with the intent to blacklist by increasing the current statutorily mandated fine of not less than fifty and not more than two hundred dollars.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5960 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL CONSTABLES AND DISABILITY BENEFITS', to ensure that special constables are eligible for benefits if they are disabled or die as a result of hypertension or heart disease.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5961 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SEASONAL EMPLOYEES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS', to encourage unemployed people to seek employment.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5962 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO MUNICIPALITIES AND THE PREVAILING WAGE', to exempt municipalities from the prevailing wage laws unless the state contributes twenty-five per cent or more of the total cost of the municipal project.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5963 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH AND EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS', to help reduce the cost of state government.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5964 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLD', to amend the current prevailing wage thresholds.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5965 REP. HWANG, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SENSITIVITY AND AWARENESS TRAINING FOR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS', to provide low cost training to local law enforcement officers on issues of domestic violence prevention.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5966 REP. PERILLO, 113th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING FEES IN LIEU OF SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION', to authorize towns to accept a fee from developers in lieu of sidewalk construction and to provide flexibility in funding sidewalk infrastructure.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5967 REP. SMITH, 108th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING REVALUATION FOR THE TOWN OF NEW FAIRFIELD', to authorize the town of New Fairfield to postpone revaluation until 2015.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5968 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CLARIFYING THE STATE PLAN OF CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT', to clarify the roles of government and private interests under the state plan of conservation and development.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5969 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING TAX ABATEMENTS IN EXCHANGE FOR THE CREATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS', to assist with the development and preservation of affordable housing.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5970 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE POWERS OF MUNICIPAL FAIR RENT COMMISSIONS', to clarify the scope of authority for municipal fair rent commissions.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5971 REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE TOWN AID ROAD PROGRAM', to provide a source of revenue to pay for roads.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5972 REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LOOK-BACK PERIOD FOR PROPERTY TAX ADJUSTMENTS', to allow for corrections by expanding the time allowed tax collectors and assessors to address property tax issues.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5973 REP. WILLIAMS, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MUNICIPAL OPTION TO ESTABLISH A TAX DEFERMENT PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS', to permit towns to establish a tax deferment program for senior citizens.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5974 REP. GIULIANO, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPROVAL OF NEW MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to require a vote of two-thirds of the members of the General Assembly to approve mandates on municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5975 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. RILEY, 46th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. GROGINS, 129th DIST.; REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO ADOPT NONBREED SPECIFIC DANGEROUS DOGS ORDINANCES', to allow towns to address the issue of dangerous dogs in a nonbreed specific manner.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5976 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POSTURAL SCREENING IN SCHOOLS', to remove mandated postural screening.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5977 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST.; REP. SAYERS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PROMPT DISCLOSURE OF CHILDREN'S MEDICAL TEST RESULTS TO PARENTS', to require health care professionals to share blood and lab test results with parents as soon as the results are available and to require that a physician is present when the results are shared to assess the findings.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5978 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING PATIENT INTERVIEWS IN COMMON AREAS OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES', to protect the privacy of patients in hospitals and other health care facilities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5979 REP. HAMPTON, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE', to create a task force to develop a comprehensive, strategic plan to address the Alzheimer's epidemic.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5980 REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS AND CHILDREN', to provide proactive mental health services for the children and young adults with the greatest need.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5981 REP. HAMPTON, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA', to create a task force to develop a comprehensive strategic plan to address the long-term effects of treatment for childhood leukemia.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5982 REP. MOLGANO, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHO PROVIDE EXPERT TESTIMONY IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES', to increase the level of accountability for physicians who are licensed in another state and who testify in this state as expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5983 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMITMENT OF CERTAIN YOUTH FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES', to give parents and guardians of youth sixteen and seventeen years of age greater oversight in their psychiatric treatment.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5984 REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSFER OF HOME CARE PATIENTS TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS OR NURSING HOME FACILITIES DURING A SEVERE WEATHER EMERGENCY', to require temporary emergency shelters and nursing home facilities to make accommodations for persons receiving home care during severe weather emergencies so that those persons may be transferred to the shelter or facility and are not required to incur the cost and health risk associated with staying in a hospital.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5985 REP. HAMPTON, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STEM CELL RESEARCH AND PEDIATRIC CANCER', to support pediatric cancer research through stem cell research.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5986 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING NOTICE TO REPRESENTATIVES OF CERTAIN PATIENTS CONCERNING HEALTH CARE DECISIONS', to protect a patient who is incoherent, elderly or whose primary language is not English by requiring the patient's representative be informed of all decisions regarding the patient's care prior to taking action, except in cases of an emergency and provided the representative has furnished immediate contact information.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5987 REP. CARTER, 2nd DIST.; REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTIFICATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH FOR CERTAIN EXPERT WITNESSES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES', to require expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases to be certified by the Department of Public Health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5988 REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEARING ASSESSMENTS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS', to improve identification of noise-induced hearing loss in middle school students.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5989 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PHYSICIAN'S ORDERS FOR LIFE SUSTAINING TREATMENT', to allow patients determined to have less than one year to live to establish more complete and binding end-of-life medical care directions, which are converted to a set of portable medical orders.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5990 REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD', to improve the effectiveness of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board and strengthen patient protection in the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5991 REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEARING ASSESSMENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS', to improve identification of and prevent hearing loss among high school students.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5992 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES', to enhance the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disabilities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5993 REP. ALEXANDER, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INFLUENZA VACCINES FOR THE ELDERLY', to ensure that seniors living in elderly housing receive flu shots or flu mists.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5994 REP. MIKUTEL, 45th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR AN AMBULANCE FACILITY IN THE TOWN OF GRISWOLD', to provide bond funds to cover the cost of an ambulance facility in the town of Griswold.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5995 REP. RITTER, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST TO TRANSFER MEDICAL RECORDS TO A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER', to protect patients from excessive charges for the provision of their medical records to another health care provider.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5996 REP. MIKUTEL, 45th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. RITTER, 38th DIST.; REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST.; REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST.; REP. JUTILA, 37th DIST.; REP. BOWLES, 42nd DIST.; REP. RILEY, 46th DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 41st DIST.; SEN. STILLMAN, 20th DIST.; SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A HEALTHCARE FACILITY IN THE TOWN OF GRISWOLD', to provide funds to cover the construction costs of a new healthcare facility in Griswold sponsored by United Community and Family Services, to provide greater access to dental and healthcare services.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5997 REP. JANOWSKI, 56th DIST.; REP. ROVERO, 51st DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT COMMUNITY HOSPITALS FOR THE UNINSURED AND A REDUCTION IN THE STATE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to help mitigate budget deficit and allocate resources to earned income tax credit and provide sufficient funding for small community hospitals to continue health care services to persons who cannot afford to pay or are uninsured.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5998 REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTIFICATION FOR TECHNICIANS WHO DECONTAMINATE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS', to require certification for technicians who decontaminate surgical instruments in order to reduce hospital-acquired infections.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5999 REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF LOCAL AMBULANCE SERVICES', to enhance the delivery of local public safety services by allowing municipalities the discretion to determine how local ambulance services are delivered within their communities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6000 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLAINTS ABOUT PATIENT CARE IN HOSPITALS', to require hospitals to provide contact information for hospital staff who will receive complaints from patients.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6001 REP. WOOD, 141st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES', to address the need for residential and community services for young adults with developmental disabilities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6002 REP. SAYERS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EYE EXAMS', to ensure that only proper eye exams that would determine if a person has an eye disease are provided to members of the public and to prevent the administration of eye exams and eye refraction by persons who are not licensed physicians or optometrists for the purpose of providing a prescription for eyeglasses.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6003 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE EXPANSION OF A RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME IN NEW HAVEN', to provide funds for the expansion of a residential care home serving persons with HIV or AIDS in New Haven.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6004 REP. JANOWSKI, 56th DIST.; REP. ROVERO, 51st DIST.; REP. WRIGHT, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR THE UNINSURED AT COMMUNITY HOSPITALS', to provide health care services to those who cannot afford to pay for the services and for those who are uninsured.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6005 REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MORATORIUM ON THE CLOSURE OF GROUP HOMES OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES', to prevent the disruption of current, long-term group home clients.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6006 REP. ALEXANDER, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING GUN STORE OWNERS TO SAFELY SECURE RIFLES', to ensure that gun store owners safely secure their inventory.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6007 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST.; REP. GENGA, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING "BLUE ALERTS"', to establish a system to alert the public when a law enforcement agent has been seriously injured or killed or is missing and solicit the public's assistance in apprehending the suspect.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6008 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING REPORTING OF FIREARM INVENTORY', to allow the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to better monitor the manufacture and sale of firearms in this state and to identify firearms that are unaccounted for due to employee theft or other problems.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6009 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL TRAINING OF MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS', to save municipal resources by allowing municipal police officers to complete training in their jurisdictions rather than at a Police Officer Standards and Training Council facility.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6010 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT PROMOTING THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF STATE RESIDENTS', to enact various statutory measures for the promotion of public safety.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6011 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A JUVENILE FIRE SAFETY COLLABORATIVE', to develop an effective fire prevention program specifically targeted at juveniles.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6012 REP. MOLGANO, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF FIRE CODE PROVISIONS REQUIRING SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS', to add an enforcement mechanism for local building officials who discover that requirements pertaining to smoke and carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment have not been followed.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6013 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF HAND-HELD METAL DETECTORS BY PEACE OFFICERS', to allow a peace officer to carry and use a hand-held metal detector to search a criminal suspect for the presence of firearms.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6014 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE USE OF ELECTRONIC DEFENSE WEAPONS', to ensure the safe use of electronic defense weapons by law enforcement agencies.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6015 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CHARGING OF FEES FOR THE DISPATCH OF EMERGENCY SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO 9-1-1 CALLS', to protect the public's health, welfare and safety and not discourage the use of the emergency 9-1-1 network.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6016 REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM CASHING ANY CHECK FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH REGISTRATION', to prohibit the Department of Motor Vehicles from cashing any check for a motor vehicle registration prior to issuing such registration.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6017 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO FOREST ROAD IN NEW HAVEN', to improve drainage and curb flooding issues on a portion of Forest Road in New Haven.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6018 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS WITH A SUSPENDED MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE TO AND FROM SCHOOL OR WORK', to allow any person whose operator's license is suspended pursuant to subsection (c) of section 14-111g of the general statutes to operate a motor vehicle to travel to and from work and school.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6019 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING FINES FOR SPEEDING AND FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY', to increase fines for certain motor vehicle violations.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6020 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST. 'AN ACT RENAMING A BRIDGE IN WEST HAVEN IN HONOR OF OFFICER ROBERT VINCENT FUMIATTI', to honor a decorated member of the New Haven Police Department who was injured and died in the line of duty.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6021 REP. VICINO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INSPECTIONS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES WITH OVER ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND MILES', to require inspections for certain vehicles to ensure safety on our roads.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6022 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING THE USE OF CERTAIN THREE-WHEELED VEHICLES ON LOCAL ROADS', to permit the use of certain three-wheeled vehicles on certain roads.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6023 REP. SAYERS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RECYCLED ASPHALT ROOFING SHINGLES IN ROAD PAVING MATERIALS', to expand recycling by allowing the use of asphalt roofing shingles in road paving materials.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6024 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES AND THE MINIMUM VEHICLE OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE'S HOV LANES'
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Proposed H.B. No. 6025 REP. CARTER, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SAFETY TRAINING FOR SCHOOL BUS OPERATORS', to allow school bus companies or carriers to provide the mandatory safety training for school bus operators in their employ.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6026 REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF DISABLED AND ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLES TO SATISFY THE COST OF TOWING SERVICES', to ensure that towing companies are compensated for towing certain motor vehicles.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6027 REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN VEHICLES ABANDONED AT CAMP SITES', to allow owners of camp sites to take title to campers and recreational vehicles abandoned at such camp sites for the purpose of disposing of or selling such campers and vehicles.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6028 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST.; SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECONSTRUCTION OF EXIT 19 SOUTH ON ROUTE 9 IN CROMWELL', to improve traffic flow and highway safety.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6029 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE REGISTRATION OF NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ESTABLISH EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION STANDARDS FOR SUCH VEHICLES', to provide registration and equipment standards for neighborhood electric vehicles and to permit their operation on highways with posted speed limits of thirty miles per hour or less.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6030 REP. GONZALEZ, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING "RED ZONES" ON CONNECTICUT'S HIGHWAYS', to improve safety on Connecticut's highways.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6031 REP. WILLIAMS, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR BUS, TAXICAB, MOTOR VEHICLE IN LIVERY SERVICE OR MOTOR VEHICLE IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS', to encourage business expansion and job creation by eliminating certain requirements to obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6032 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF CERTAIN MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES', to require the registration of each motor-driven cycle and require any operator of a motor-driven cycle to hold a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6033 REP. SCRIBNER, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE PROVIDERS AND DISTRACTED DRIVING', to require that distracted driving violations appear in a motor vehicle operator's driving history record accessible to motor vehicle insurance providers.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6034 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AND THE REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN MOPEDS, SCOOTERS AND MOTORBIKES', to indemnify against property or medical loss caused by the operation of certain vehicles on Connecticut's roads.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6035 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE WATERBURY BRANCH OF THE METRO NORTH RAILROAD', to improve the Waterbury branch of the Metro North Railroad.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6036 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE COSTS OF THE NEW BRITAIN-HARTFORD BUSWAY', to limit the taxpayer costs associated with the operation of the New Britain-Hartford busway.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6037 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE TO CERTAIN IMMIGRANTS', to authorize the issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses to certain immigrants.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6038 REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE USE OF GENDER-NEUTRAL "PEOPLE AT WORK" SIGNS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION', that the general statutes be amended to require the Department of Transportation to use gender-neutral signs.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6039 REP. SCRIBNER, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING EXPENDITURES FROM THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND', to prevent money in the Special Transportation Fund from being used for General Fund purposes.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6040 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT RENAMING THE BECKLEY ROAD BRIDGE IN BERLIN AS THE "BERLIN LIONS CLUB MEMORIAL BRIDGE"', to recognize the many years of service by the members of the Berlin Lions Club.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6041 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST EFFECTIVENESS OF INSTALLING HANGING HEIGHT RESTRICTORS AT ENTRANCES TO THE MERRITT AND WILBUR CROSS PARKWAYS', to prevent maximum height limit violations on the Merritt and Wilbur Cross Parkways.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6042 REP. CAFERO, 142nd DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF STATE PORTS', to invest in and improve the state's existing infrastructure in order to boost economic development.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6043 REP. FRITZ, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A PORTION OF ROUTE 68 IN WALLINGFORD THE "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY"', to name a portion of Route 68 in Wallingford the "Christopher Columbus Memorial Highway".
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Proposed H.B. No. 6044 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A SECTION OF ROUTE 151 IN EAST HADDAM IN HONOR OF PRIVATE FIRST CLASS PETER P. GOLEC', to honor Private First Class Peter P. Golec.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6045 REP. ZONI, 81st DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE ON INTERSTATE 84 IN SOUTHINGTON IN HONOR OF JOHN A. DOLAN', to honor the service of John A. Dolan.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6046 REP. ALEXANDER, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A SEGMENT OF ROUTE 5 IN ENFIELD IN HONOR OF AMERICAN LEGION POST 80', to honor American Legion Post 80 in Enfield.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6047 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF TICKETS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS', to prohibit any requirement that a police officer include the amount of a fine on a ticket.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6048 REP. CONROY, 105th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TOWING AND TRANSPORTING OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to remove certain restrictions prohibiting any person, firm or corporation from operating a towing or motor vehicle transportation business.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6049 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ANTI-IDLING LAWS', to improve air quality, public health and the enforcement of anti-idling laws.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6050 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TOLLS AT CONNECTICUT'S BORDERS', to establish tolls at Connecticut's borders and increase state revenue.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6051 REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING TOLLS AT CONNECTICUT'S BORDERS AND REDUCING THE GASOLINE TAX', to establish tolls at Connecticut's borders to create a source of revenue for the Special Transportation Fund and to reduce the gasoline tax.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6052 REP. JUTILA, 37th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TOLLS FOR THE EXTENSION OF ROUTE 11', to authorize the imposition of tolls on the extension of Route 11.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6053 REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING ANY MUNICIPALITY TO MAKE CERTAIN NONPERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS ALONG STATE ROADS WITHIN SUCH MUNICIPALITY', to reduce the maintenance burden on the Department of Transportation and to help reduce litter.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6054 REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTIFICATION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE', to increase cardiac arrest save rates by requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation training prior to the issuance of a motor vehicle operator's license.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6055 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF FUEL CELLS IN VEHICLES', to implement recommendations from a report of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology and the Department of Transportation.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6056 REP. ARCE, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF MUNICIPAL AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT SAFETY DEVICES AT CERTAIN INTERSECTIONS', to authorize municipalities to use automated traffic enforcement safety devices.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6057 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SOUND BARRIER ALONG WATER STREET IN NEW HAVEN', to build a sound barrier for the Water Street community.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6058 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT STUDYING AND IMPROVING PEDESTRIAN SAFETY', to improve pedestrian safety.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6059 REP. ALEXANDER, 58th DIST.; REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TRAIN STATION IN THOMPSONVILLE', to bring transit-related economic development to Thompsonville.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6060 REP. HOVEY, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF SANDY HOOK PROMISE LICENSE PLATES', to create a special license plate to help fund Sandy Hook Promise.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6061 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE "HONOR AND REMEMBER" FLAG AS AN OFFICIAL SYMBOL OF THE STATE'S RECOGNITION OF FALLEN SOLDIERS', to establish a symbol by which the state officially recognizes the sacrifice of fallen soldiers.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6062 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HONORARY RETIREMENT PROMOTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE STATE OR THE GOVERNOR'S MILITARY STAFF', to ensure that members of the armed forces of the state and the Governor's military staff who served honorably are recognized and honored for their service even if they transferred to a reserve component of the United States armed forces prior to retiring.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6063 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS' PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS', to allow more veterans to claim a property tax exemption.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6064 REP. FOX, 146th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION FEE WAIVERS FOR VETERANS TAKING SUMMER AND INTERSESSION CLASSES AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to include coverage of tuition fees for summer and intersession classes in veterans' tuition waivers.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6065 REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR ADDITIONAL PAY FOR ACTIVE SERVICE AFTER SEPTEMBER 11, 2001', to expand eligibility for additional pay for active service after September 11, 2001, to qualifying members or former members of any reserve component of the United States armed forces.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6066 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING CERTAIN FARMERS WHO ARE VETERANS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX'
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H.J. No. 17 REP. KINER, 59th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES OF PROBATE', to remove politics from the probate court system by providing that judges of probate be appointed by the Governor.
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Proposed H.J. No. 18 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO REQUIRE A VOTE OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to require a two-thirds vote of each chamber of the General Assembly before a new unfunded municipal mandate may be passed.
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